Biography

Toyin Odutola 

b. 1985, Ife, Nigeria
Works in New York, NY  

EDUCATION

2012 MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2008 BA, University of Alabama in Huntsville
2007 Yale University, Norfolk Summer School of Music & Art, Norfolk, CT

RESIDENCIES

2015 The Fountainhead Residendency, Miami, FL
2014 Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
Flying Horse Editions, Orlando, FL
2012 Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
Flying Horse Editions, Orlando, FL

AWARDS & GRANTS

2011 Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship in the Fine Arts, The San Francisco Foundation
2010 Merit Scholarship, California College of the Arts
2008 Erzulie Veasey Johnson Painting & Drawing Award, University of Alabama in Huntsville
2007 Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship Grant, Yale University (Yale/Norfolk)

COLLECTIONS

The Birmingham Museum of Art, AL
The National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

LECTURES

2014 Artist Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2013 Artist Talk, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

PUBLICATIONS

2012 Alphabet: A Selected Index of Anecdotes and Drawings by Toyin Odutola

Extended CVPDF copy of full resume here.